SRINAGAR — A nocturnal gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Methan area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday.
Reports said that a joint team of police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Methan.
As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between militants and forces.
Pertinently, one militant of LeT was killed on Friday evening in a brief shootout with police in Natipora area of the district.